Gentamicin (Generic) Sulfate Solution for Horses

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Description

Gentamicin Sulfate Injectable Solution is prescribed and used by veterinarians to treat bacterial infections of the uterus in horses. It may also be used to aid conception in mares with bacterial uterine infections.

Uses

Gentamicin Sulfate Solution is recommended for the control of bacterial infections of the uterus (metritis) in horses and as an aid in improving conception in mares with uterine infections caused by bacteria sensitive to gentamicin.

Possible Side Effects

There have been no reports of drug hypersensitivity or adverse side effects following the recommended intrauterine infusion of gentamicin sulfate solution combined with sterile physiological saline in mares.

Drug & Food Interactions

The following drug interactions have either been reported ir are theoretical in humans or animals receving gentamicin and may be of concern in veterinary patients: Beta-lactam antibiotics, ceohalosporins, diuretics, nephrotoxic drugs, neuromuscular blocking agents & anesthetics.

Precautions

If hypersensitivity to any of the components develops, or if overgrowth of nonsusceptible bacteria, fungi, or yeasts occurs, treatment with Gentamicin Sulfate Solution should be discontinued and appropriate therapy instituted. Although Gentamicin Sulfate Solution is not spermicidal, treatment should not be given the day of breeding.

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  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    178027
  • Generic Name
    Gentamicin Sulfate
  • For Use With
    Horses
  • Dosage Measure
    Use according to your veterinarian's instructions.
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Gentocin, Garamycin
  • Product Form
    Solution
  • Health Condition
    Ear Infections, Urinary Tract Infections (UTI), Respiratory Infections
  • Drug Type
    Antibiotic
Ingredients
Ingredients

Gentamicin sulfate

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

The recommended dose is 20 to 25 mL (2.0 - 2.5 grams) gentamicin sulfate solution per day for 3 to 5 days during estrus. Each dose should be diluted with 200-500 mL of sterile physiological saline before aseptic uterine infusion.

Storage Instructions

Store between 36 and 86 F.

FAQ

What is Gentamicin Sulfate solution?

Gentamicin Sulfate Solution is recommended for the control of bacterial infections of the uterus (metritis) in horses and as an aid in improving conception in mares with uterine infections caused by bacteria sensitive to gentamicin.

How is this medication given?

To treat infections in the body, this drug must be injected; it only given orally to reduce the amount of bacteria in animals' intestines before intestinal surgery.

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